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scruffy murphy

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Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9211 2002
09:00 - 06:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in this pub for food a drink, I honestly think prison food or animal feed would be better, the male toilet was horrendous, pee, toilet roll everywhere nd all locks on cubicles busted. Overall the bar downstairs reeked of stale beer and vomit!! Worst experience iv had in any pub in my life

1 Thank Ronan K
Moncton, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We went to have drinks at Scruffy Murphy in Sydney back in December and it was not a good time. Server was fine for the few minutes we were there, we were seated at a sticky table, there were some rowdy clients in the place who felt they had to yell everything to everyone, TA won’t let me say what... More 

Thank JGDynamo
Melbourne, Australia
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1,065 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Seems like I'm not the only one who thinks this place is a dive. Probably a good thing the bouncers don't let people inside.

1 Thank MrDavetheSarks
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

absolutely disgusting. loved this place until tonight when my friend got denied re-entry after having a cigarette. apparently she was "too drunk" when she didn't even drink anything, and because of her we were all denied entry. this is really upsetting as we all love this place and suggested it to all our friends. the manager George spoke to us... More 

1 Thank kerrilpom
Canandaigua, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here to watch American football playoffs. You could tell right away it was a "divey" place but usually that's OK. As we tried to find a place to sit (there were many open tables as the place was practically empty) we noticed that almost every chair was covered in something sticky. Then when we used... More 

1 Thank William S
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a Sunday roast today and it was inedible! $30 wasted! Been away from home three months travelling and was really looking forward to a tradition roast dinner! DO NOT EAT THERE! Only ok for a drink.

1 Thank Tess M
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Opens 6-30 am till late the food and drink specials are great they have theme nights and entertainment

1 Thank Toohey60
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Pints are cheap, 5$. Food is decent for cheap pricing. Live entertainment at the weekend is good, particularly acoustic artists. Staff are normally friendly enough. Good place To go for drinks with friends.

Thank Matthew D
Waterford, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I was in there on my first night and on getting my second drink i handed over twenty dollars to a small dark haired girl from Northern Ireland. She gave me change from Ten dollars, as I was still getting familiar with the Australian currency she caused me to doubt myself on i said nothing. I went back to Scruffy... More 

2 Thank John3519
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a drink whilst out an about in Sydney. Really an average place, could do with a good referb as it looks tired in the bar. The men's toilets are in desperate need of some TLC - broken fixtures and graffiti all over the walls & cubical - not very pleasant! Drinks reasonably priced compared to rest of... More 

1 Thank Chris A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 26
Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 06:00
09:00 - 06:00
09:00 - 06:00
09:00 - 06:00
09:00 - 06:00
09:00 - 06:00
09:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 2002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?